Verisk Analytics (VRSK) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.45 (+0.18%)
(As of 11:56 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
128,895 shs
Average Volume
874,461 shs
Market Capitalization
$35.97 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Verisk Analytics MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.43 Rating Score
0.8% Upside
$254.31 Price Target
Short Interest
1.39% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.18mentions of Verisk Analytics in the last 14 days
Based on 15 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.65 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $6.53 to $7.28 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.12 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

56th out of 313 stocks

Data Processing & Preparation Industry

10th out of 57 stocks

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About Verisk Analytics Stock (NASDAQ:VRSK)

Verisk Analytics, Inc. provides data analytics and technology solutions to the insurance markets in the United States and internationally. It offers policy language, prospective loss costs, policy writing and rating rules, and various underwriting solutions for risk selection and segmentation, pricing, and workflow optimization; property- and auto- specific rating and underwriting information solutions that allows clients to understand, quantify, underwrite, mitigate, and avoid potential loss for risks; catastrophe modeling solutions, which enables companies to identify, quantify, and plan for the financial consequences of catastrophes for use by insurers, reinsurers, intermediaries, financial institutions, and governments. The company also provides life insurance solutions for transforming current workflows in life insurance underwriting, claim insights, policy administration, unclaimed property/equity, compliance and fraud detection, and actuarial and portfolio modeling; Marketing Solutions, such as compliant, real-time decisioning, profitability, and risk assessment for inbound consumer interactions; and international underwriting and claims solutions. In addition, it offers claims insurance solutions, which provides analytics in fraud detection, compliance reporting, subrogation liability assessment, litigation, and repair cost estimation and valuation solutions; and casualty solutions, such as compliance, casualty claims decision support, and workflow automation solutions. Further, the company supplies software to the specialty insurance market. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey.

VRSK Stock Price History

VRSK Stock News Headlines

Q1 2024 Verisk Analytics Inc Earnings Call
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/29 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/28 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Data processing & preparation
Research & Consulting Services
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
14 Analysts


Net Income
$614.60 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.68 billion
Cash Flow
$7.77 per share
Book Value
$2.22 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$35.98 billion

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VRSK Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Verisk Analytics stock right now?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Verisk Analytics in the last twelve months. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" VRSK shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in VRSK, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Verisk Analytics' stock price target for 2024?

14 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Verisk Analytics' shares. Their VRSK share price targets range from $219.00 to $288.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $254.31 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have VRSK shares performed in 2024?

Verisk Analytics' stock was trading at $238.86 at the start of the year. Since then, VRSK shares have increased by 5.6% and is now trading at $252.17.
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When is Verisk Analytics' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 7th 2024.
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How were Verisk Analytics' earnings last quarter?

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 1st. The business services provider reported $1.63 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.52 by $0.11. The business services provider earned $704 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $699.07 million. Verisk Analytics had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 268.19% and a net margin of 28.45%. Verisk Analytics's quarterly revenue was up 8.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.29 EPS.
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How often does Verisk Analytics pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Verisk Analytics?

Verisk Analytics announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 24th. Investors of record on Saturday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, June 28th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 14th.
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Is Verisk Analytics a good dividend stock?

Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.62%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 5 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 29.10%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, VRSK will have a dividend payout ratio of 21.43% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Verisk Analytics' stock buyback program work?

Verisk Analytics announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program on Wednesday, February 21st 2024, which allows the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 2.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

What guidance has Verisk Analytics issued on next quarter's earnings?

Verisk Analytics issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 6.300-6.600 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 6.510. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.8 billion-$2.9 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.9 billion.

What is Scott Stephenson's approval rating as Verisk Analytics' CEO?

166 employees have rated Verisk Analytics Chief Executive Officer Scott Stephenson on Scott Stephenson has an approval rating of 94% among the company's employees. This puts Scott Stephenson in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Verisk Analytics own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Verisk Analytics investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Home Depot (HD), Adobe (ADBE), Visa (V), Broadcom (AVGO), Verizon Communications (VZ), Walmart (WMT), Starbucks (SBUX), AbbVie (ABBV) and Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are Verisk Analytics' major shareholders?

Verisk Analytics' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.48%), TD Asset Management Inc (1.00%), Bamco Inc. NY (0.92%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.83%), GUARDCAP ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd (0.80%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.72%). Insiders that own company stock include Bruce Edward Hansen, Christopher M Foskett, David B Wright, David J Grover, Kathy Card Beckles, Lee Shavel, Mark V Anquillare, Nicholas Daffan, Samuel G Liss, Scott G Stephenson, Therese M Vaughan and Wendy E Lane.
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How do I buy shares of Verisk Analytics?

Shares of VRSK stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Verisk Analytics have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Verisk Analytics: AIR Worldwide Corporation, Argus Information and Advisory Services, BuildFax, Business Insight, FAST Technology, Genscape, ISO Services, Insurance Services Office, Keystone Aerial Surveys Inc, LCI, Power Advocate, Rebmark Legal Solutions Ltd, Rulebook, Wood Mackenzie Limited, and Xactware Solutions.
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This page (NASDAQ:VRSK) was last updated on 5/20/2024 by Staff

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